probate court

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n probate court a court having jurisdiction over the probate of wills and the administration of estates
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Probate Court a court for the probate of wills.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Probate court a court created in 1858 to exercise jurisdiction in matters touching the succession to personal estate
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Cf. Probable.

Usage

In literature:

What is the business of a probate court?
"The Government Class Book" by Andrew W. Young
Whether the man under court order is on probation or not, the cessation of payments should automatically reopen the case.
"Broken Homes" by Joanna C. Colcord
It was when his will was probated and read in court.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2, No. 2, August, 1862" by Various
Go to the probate court!
"By The Sea" by Heman White Chaplin
In 1856 he was selected judge of Probate Court for Cumberland County, and reelected in 1860.
"The New England Magazine, Volume 1, No. 5, Bay State Monthly, Volume 4, No. 5, May, 1886" by Various
The woman died and the probate court would not allow her estate to use the property for immoral purposes.
"Fighting the Traffic in Young Girls" by Various
I broke with you fellows years ago, except straight contract that'll probate in any court.
"Winning the Wilderness" by Margaret Hill McCarter
The will was offered for probate, and we all went to Philadelphia to attend the Surrogate Court.
"Seek and Find" by Oliver Optic
The law specifies that women can be Probate Court deputies because minors are eligible to that office.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
Then we could land their brats on the Probate Court.
"Our Next-Door Neighbors" by Belle Kanaris Maniates
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In news:

The Probate & Family Court has promulgated three new standing orders.
The Bristol County Probate & Family Court Registry has moved back to its permanent location in Taunton .
A total of 23 cases were on Friday's docket for Wetzel County Circuit Court, including several arraignments, two guilty pleas, and three probation revocation hearings.
Yet since 1988, Michigan has actually added 28 trial court judgeships and converted 13 part-time probate judgeships to full-time status.
A convicted drug dealer , who was on probation for less than a year before being arrested again, will face fewer felony charges when his latest drug case goes before Bucks County Court.
Pelham resident Shamim Ahmed Khan was sentenced in Shelby County Circuit Court on Nov 19 to 10 years, which was split for the defendant to serve six months imprisonment and five years probation.
0It was a long campaign season for Cheryl Hill, but now the new Marquette County Probate Court Judge has her eyes set on the future.
Dale Frazier will be on probation for three to five years after Wednesday's plea in US District Court in Albuquerque.
Dale and Leilani Neumann were each sentenced to 10 years probation Tuesday in Marathon County Court.
R&B singer Chris Brown appears in court for a probation progress report hearing on November 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
The race for Probate Court Judge in Marquette County has been narrowed down to two candidates, Cheryl Hill and George Hyde .
A longtime Marquette County Juvenile Court Referee has announced he is running for Marquette County Probate Court Judge.
MOUNT VERNON — Budgeting for 2012 in the Knox County Probate/ Juvenile Court was reviewed between judge James Ronk and the Knox County Commissioners on Thursday morning.
Lindsay Lohan's probation revoked, next court date set.
Lindsay Lohan 's probation revoked, next court date set.
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